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‘Pizzagate’ gunman pleads guilty to two charges

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Edgar Madison Welch, who fired a gun inside a Washington, D.C., pizza restaurant in December while investigating a conspiracy theory, pleaded guilty Friday morning to two charges, including interstate transport of a firearm and assault with a   ... Read More

Police follow-up on leads of missing teen as family pleads ‘Elizabeth must be found’

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(NEW YORK) — As police in Texas and Alabama followed-up Thursday on leads to locate Elizabeth Thomas — the Tennessee high school student allegedly kidnapped by former teacher Tad Cummins — her family issued a   ... Read More

57 dogs saved from kill shelters meet their new families in touching video

Zoonar/Erik Lam/iStock/Thinkstock(WHEATON, Ill.) -- Fifty-seven dogs taken from kill shelters in Texas are now with loving families.

The dogs were saved by TracysDogs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working with kill shelters to adopt their dogs, rehabilitate them and   ... Read More

Veteran charged with killing black man in NYC in likely ‘act of terrorism,’ prosecutors say

New York Daily News Archive/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- James Harris Jackson, an Army veteran from Maryland accused of killing a black man in what authorities said was an interstate mission to attack black people in New York City, was   ... Read More

How a woman won her release from prison years after being convicted of her mother’s murder

feixianhu/iStock/Thinkstock(MEMPHIS) -- Noura Jackson was just 18 years old when she discovered her mother covered in blood and lying on the floor of their Memphis, Tennessee, home.

Jennifer Jackson, 39, had been stabbed to death 50 times.

And while   ... Read More

What it’s like to be a young teen caught in an inappropriate teacher-student relationship

monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A desperate nationwide manhunt underway for Tad Cummins, the 50-year-old ex-teacher accused of kidnapping his former student, 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, but given what’s being alleged, this case doesn’t stand alone.

Thomas has been missing since March   ... Read More

Man arrested in alleged kidnapping where woman escaped from trunk of moving car

The Birmingham Police Department(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Police arrested and charged a suspect on Wednesday in connection with an alleged Alabama kidnapping that ended when the victim escaped from the trunk of a moving car.The suspect, Manuel Towns, is   ... Read More

Israeli-American arrested in connection to bomb threats against Jewish centers

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A Jewish man who is a dual Israeli-American citizen has been arrested in Israel in connection with a series of bomb threats made against Jewish community centers and Jewish schools in the United States and other   ... Read More

Woman describes how she survived being stranded in Grand Canyon

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A woman who spent five days stranded in the Grand Canyon described the "true panic" of her harrowing experience in an exclusive interview with ABC News.

"I was panicking and crying and sobbing -- I   ... Read More

Texas parents charged after leaving infant in parking lot

KTRK(KATY, Texas) — A couple was arrested on Tuesday after their eight-week-old baby boy was left in his car seat on the ground of a busy parking lot in Katy, Texas.

Sarah Shibley, 33, and Gary Collins, 39, were   ... Read More

Police officer, three other people killed in Wisconsin shooting rampage

iStock/Thinkstock(ROTHSCHILD, Wis.) — Four people including a police officer were killed in Wisconsin Wednesday after a domestic dispute escalated into shootings at three different locations — a bank, a law firm and an apartment complex — and a dramatic   ... Read More

Stabbing suspect came to New York to ‘target black males,’ say police

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The fatal stabbing of a 66-year-old man in New York City Monday night is being investigated as a bias crime, according to police.

Authorities said they have a 28-year-old suspect from Maryland in custody. They said   ... Read More

Ex-teacher accused of kidnapping teen believed to have watched TV show about living off the grid: sources

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(NEW YORK) -- A former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student is believed to have watched a TV show about living off the grid before the pair disappeared, law enforcement sources told ABC   ... Read More

Feds conducted series of tests to determine credibility of new aviation threat

Purestock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — U.S. authorities became convinced that security measures for certain U.S.-bound flights needed to be boosted only after conducting a series of tests to determine the credibility of new intelligence indicating that ISIS associates were trying to develop   ... Read More

California high school student in custody after threatening a Columbine-style shooting attack

iStock/Thinkstock(CHINO, Calif.) — A Southern California high school student was taken into custody on Tuesday for allegedly threatening to carry out a Columbine-style shooting attack.

The 15-year-old Chino High School student from Ontario allegedly made the threats via Twitter,   ... Read More

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‘Pizzagate’ gunman pleads guilty to two charges

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Edgar Madison Welch, who fired a gun inside a Washington, D.C., pizza restaurant in December while investigating a conspiracy theory, pleaded guilty Friday morning to two charges, including interstate transport of a firearm and assault with a   ... Read More

Police follow-up on leads of missing teen as family pleads ‘Elizabeth must be found’

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(NEW YORK) — As police in Texas and Alabama followed-up Thursday on leads to locate Elizabeth Thomas — the Tennessee high school student allegedly kidnapped by former teacher Tad Cummins — her family issued a   ... Read More

57 dogs saved from kill shelters meet their new families in touching video

Zoonar/Erik Lam/iStock/Thinkstock(WHEATON, Ill.) -- Fifty-seven dogs taken from kill shelters in Texas are now with loving families.

The dogs were saved by TracysDogs, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working with kill shelters to adopt their dogs, rehabilitate them and   ... Read More

Veteran charged with killing black man in NYC in likely ‘act of terrorism,’ prosecutors say

New York Daily News Archive/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- James Harris Jackson, an Army veteran from Maryland accused of killing a black man in what authorities said was an interstate mission to attack black people in New York City, was   ... Read More

How a woman won her release from prison years after being convicted of her mother’s murder

feixianhu/iStock/Thinkstock(MEMPHIS) -- Noura Jackson was just 18 years old when she discovered her mother covered in blood and lying on the floor of their Memphis, Tennessee, home.

Jennifer Jackson, 39, had been stabbed to death 50 times.

And while   ... Read More

What it’s like to be a young teen caught in an inappropriate teacher-student relationship

monkeybusinessimages/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A desperate nationwide manhunt underway for Tad Cummins, the 50-year-old ex-teacher accused of kidnapping his former student, 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, but given what’s being alleged, this case doesn’t stand alone.

Thomas has been missing since March   ... Read More

Man arrested in alleged kidnapping where woman escaped from trunk of moving car

The Birmingham Police Department(BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) -- Police arrested and charged a suspect on Wednesday in connection with an alleged Alabama kidnapping that ended when the victim escaped from the trunk of a moving car.The suspect, Manuel Towns, is   ... Read More

Israeli-American arrested in connection to bomb threats against Jewish centers

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A Jewish man who is a dual Israeli-American citizen has been arrested in Israel in connection with a series of bomb threats made against Jewish community centers and Jewish schools in the United States and other   ... Read More

Woman describes how she survived being stranded in Grand Canyon

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A woman who spent five days stranded in the Grand Canyon described the "true panic" of her harrowing experience in an exclusive interview with ABC News.

"I was panicking and crying and sobbing -- I   ... Read More

Texas parents charged after leaving infant in parking lot

KTRK(KATY, Texas) — A couple was arrested on Tuesday after their eight-week-old baby boy was left in his car seat on the ground of a busy parking lot in Katy, Texas.

Sarah Shibley, 33, and Gary Collins, 39, were   ... Read More

Police officer, three other people killed in Wisconsin shooting rampage

iStock/Thinkstock(ROTHSCHILD, Wis.) — Four people including a police officer were killed in Wisconsin Wednesday after a domestic dispute escalated into shootings at three different locations — a bank, a law firm and an apartment complex — and a dramatic   ... Read More

Stabbing suspect came to New York to ‘target black males,’ say police

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The fatal stabbing of a 66-year-old man in New York City Monday night is being investigated as a bias crime, according to police.

Authorities said they have a 28-year-old suspect from Maryland in custody. They said   ... Read More

Ex-teacher accused of kidnapping teen believed to have watched TV show about living off the grid: sources

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(NEW YORK) -- A former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his 15-year-old student is believed to have watched a TV show about living off the grid before the pair disappeared, law enforcement sources told ABC   ... Read More

Feds conducted series of tests to determine credibility of new aviation threat

Purestock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — U.S. authorities became convinced that security measures for certain U.S.-bound flights needed to be boosted only after conducting a series of tests to determine the credibility of new intelligence indicating that ISIS associates were trying to develop   ... Read More

California high school student in custody after threatening a Columbine-style shooting attack

iStock/Thinkstock(CHINO, Calif.) — A Southern California high school student was taken into custody on Tuesday for allegedly threatening to carry out a Columbine-style shooting attack.

The 15-year-old Chino High School student from Ontario allegedly made the threats via Twitter,   ... Read More

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